Kin donate organs of accident victim
Kolkata: A private hospital in the city has started harvesting organs on Wednesday
from a woman, who was declared brain dead by the
state health department on Tuesday.
The family members of the victim, Manisha Rai, agreed to donate her organs and made a pledge to the private hospital authorities in this regard.
The hospital then contacted the state health department.
The officials from ROTTO visited the hospital and declared the patient brain dead after conducting necessary tests.
According to a hospital official, the process of harvesting organs from the victim started in the evening and would continue till late in the evening.
Manisha was riding pillion when her friend Abhishek Roy (21) lost control over the motorcycle he was riding on. It rammed into the median divider on EM Bypass on Saturday night.
Abhishen died as he received a fatal injury while the girl received serious injuries after she fell on the road. She was taken to a private hospital on EM Bypass and she was under treatment since Saturday night. According to police, the incident occurred around 1:50 am on Saturday.
They were heading towards Ultadanga when the accident took place.
The police came to know during the course of investigation that the bike was moving too fast and as a result of which he lost control.